• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Internet Explorer 4.x or 5.x with Word 97 allows arbitrary execution of Visual Basic programs to the IE client through the Word 97 template, which doesn't warn the user that the template contains executable content. Also applies to Outlook when the client views a malicious email message.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (19990623)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Baker, Ozancin, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:word97-template-macro
 Christey> CHANGEREF NTBUGTRAQ:19990127 IE 4/5/Outlook + Word 97 security hole
 Christey> MSKB:Q214652

Proposed (Legacy)
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